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] in the united states senate. still fighting for those who count on him to be their voice. using his intellect and his he will consequence he has fought to improve our health care choices and to protect our environment. and he called attention to the threat of terrorism before september 11. [applause] you know, i married the smartest, toughest, sweetest man i know. and in two days we will celebrate 27 years of marriage. [cheers and applause] the way we always do. we'll do it the way we always do, at wendy's. [laughter] whether it's wendy's or washington, i found that it's true. it's not where you go, it's who you go with. [cheers and applause] but none of the things i've mentioned are the reasons i married john edwards. i married him because he was the single most optimistic person that i have ever known. he knew there was a brighter day ahead even as he swept the floors in the cotton mill as a high school student. he knew if he worked hard enough, he could be the first in his family to go to college. he knew that he could outwork and outtough any battalion of lawyers to find justice. and he c
. the louisiana purchase doubled the size of the united states. eventually, the area would make up all or part of 15 new states, including kansas. >> kansas is a flag meant to represent "manifest destiny." there are three separate images of people on the flag, all moving westward. >> manifest destiny was the belief that the american expansion across the continent was both inevitable and justifiable. >> in the foreground, you see a farmer plowing his land. just beyond the farmer, you see a wagon train, also heading west. in the background, you see native americans hunting bison. there's also a steamboat on the kansas river, meant to represent commerce. life for the pioneers was not easy, and the state motto is "ad astra per aspera," which means "to the stars through difficulties," which is certainly a reference to how hard it was to settle the land. >> within the state seal, 34 stars represent kansas' place as our 34th state. >> above that state seal, there is a blue-and-gold band meant to reference the french and the louisiana purchase. >> and at the very top is the state flower -- the sunflow
obama who emerges as a whole global treen amex systems until he becomes president of the united states. >> host: >> guest: in butler county is where obama's mother grew up and natalie and the rest of the store in topeka which is the state capital because he lived there for a short time. his father, the president's great grandfather was an auto repair man and a great-grandmother was married at age 15 and a very difficult marriage but in the book begins with suicide in topeka and then stanley, the president's grandfather comes back to butler county and that's where he reads the grandmother and the story begins but it wouldn't have happened without but suicide. >> host: we want to show a montage shot by your wife on your trip to kansas in april, 2009. >> in all conversations [inaudible conversations] >> a >> it's where his great grandmother committed suicide, and stan dunham, obama's grandfather, was 8 years old aty the time, and his mother, obama's great grandmother, died. they lived in the little house here down on buchanan street down a few blocks, and the great grandfather, ralph dunh
in your blood. >> reporter: in 1980 mitchell became a united states senator himself, earning a reputation that follows him to this day as a skilled negotiator, tryingçó o understand the other side. >> why do they believe as they do? why do they act as they do? is there something to their position that i don't understand or that i've been wrong about? the most disturbing thing now is the rigidity of some. we are right. we're 100% right. if you disagree with us, you're not just wrong. you're not an american. >> reporter: in fact, in 1989, when he was elected senate majority leader, democrat mitchell did something that is hard to imagine in this era of partisan animosity. on his first day, he made a pledge to republican leader bob dole. >> i'll never try to embarrass you. i will never attack you personally. it's almost unheard of these days, but in those days it was cord yalt. we had a relationship. he's my friend. he's a great legislator. >> reporter: mitchell was so well respected on both sides of the aisle that president bill clinton wanted to make him a supreme court justice. >> i've a
the united states ever existed. july of 1944 the japannese decided to make an example >> reporter: he tells his students at the university of guam that guam's colonial past defines its present >> colonizedded by the spanish, the americans, the japannese and now it's very americanized but it's still very different. so you can have somebody from the states come to guam and say, you know, this feels like just like i'm in indiana or anywhere in the united states. you have a person come from indiana and come to guam and say this feels like i'm a country because of so many people moving back and forth across the pacific have made their way to guam. has all these influences. it's hard for guam to figure out what it is. >> reporter: while it has the biggest k-mart in the world and guamians are u.s. citizens they cannot actually vote in federally lexes. that's because guam is one of 14 u.s. territories, like alaska and hawaii were before they became states. only guam never made it that far. >> guam you have to say i'm from guam usa to kind of assert. i'm part of the united states. >> reporter: the j
have the president of the united states, vice-president of the united states and dignitaries, both local and federal will be ready, harris. >> we've seen some interesting venues from the president, from the greek columns for one speech. what's the venue for next thursday night? >> well, thursday night, the president's going to give his big address at the home of the carolina panthers of the national football league, and the football stadium here where cam newton and the guys play their home games and holds 74,000 people and we're not expecting greek columns, but an event democrats are hoping to fill it up so that show that the president has strength in a key battle ground state in north carolina. >> mike, appreciate the report tonight. and now this. the reverend sun myung moon has died. the self-proclaimed messiah, with a doctrine loosely based on christianity, followers known as the moonies you may know. and his church stirred controversy for holding mass weddings in the 1970's and '80s, he passed away in south korea, born in what is now north korea. the washington times, the news
a love for freedom and those rights in the united states of america. and we care so much about them that we're willing to protect other people's rights around the world and we stand for that and it's about leadership. and it's a the a time now when other countries in the world, more and more of them are not willing to step up. you saw that at the end of the 20th of the century, when milosevic, no one was lifting a finger. 250,000 were killed until america stepped in. it's mostly american leadership standing up for human rights. >> alisyn: we'll see if we hear more about this at the dnc and from mitt romney on the campaign trail. thank you for coming in. >> thank you, ali. >> alisyn: you, too. the founder of the islamic for recommend is going to weigh in. the president's beer recipe is no longer a secret. we'll weigh in next. ♪ get two times the points on travel, with chase sapphire preferred. [ wife ] your dad's really giving him the business... the designated hitter's the best thing to happen to baseball! but it's not the same game! [ wife ] wow, he's really gonna get us a good d
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